Ohio Private Colleges

List of Private Colleges and Universities in Ohio

There are 68 private colleges and universities in Ohio enrolling 134,550 students. Explore the list below to find the private college match for you. Private colleges are usually smaller in size, more expensive than public schools and often academically rigorous. If you feel you may have difficulty fitting into the large class sizes which are common on many public campuses, take a look at Ohio private colleges.  Ohio is home to popular private schools like University of Dayton, Xavier University, Case Western Reserve University and Oberlin College.


68 results

University of Dayton
D
Dayton, OH
University of Dayton

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 11,241enrollment
  • $33,372net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1320SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
Xavier University
X
Cincinnati, OH
Xavier University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 7,127enrollment
  • $32,429net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Case Western Reserve University
C
Cleveland, OH
Case Western Reserve University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Value in Ohio

  • 11,890enrollment
  • $35,890net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.86*Avg GPA
Oberlin College
O
Oberlin, OH
Oberlin College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,812enrollment
  • $43,612net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA
Denison University
D
Granville, OH
Denison University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,394enrollment
  • $36,650net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1410SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Kenyon College
K
Gambier, OH
Kenyon College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,730enrollment
  • $37,940net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1460SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
John Carroll University
J
University Heights, OH
John Carroll University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,555enrollment
  • $27,260net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1280SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA
The College of Wooster
W
Wooster, OH
The College of Wooster

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,004enrollment
  • $28,209net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1380SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Otterbein University
O
Westerville, OH
Otterbein University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,886enrollment
  • $23,732net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1055-1250SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Notre Dame College
N
Cleveland, OH
 
Notre Dame College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#34 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,700enrollment
  • $20,061net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 890-1110SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.09*Avg GPA
Capital University
C
Columbus, OH
Capital University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,213enrollment
  • $21,946net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA
Baldwin Wallace College
B
Berea, OH
Baldwin Wallace College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,709enrollment
  • $23,832net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1253SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Ohio Northern University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,039enrollment
  • $24,821net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1098-1310SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
University of Mount Union
M
Alliance, OH
University of Mount Union

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#26 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,403enrollment
  • $23,583net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 988-1193SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA
Cedarville University
C
Cedarville, OH
Cedarville University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 4,150enrollment
  • $23,827net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1350SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
Ohio Wesleyan University
O
Delaware, OH
Ohio Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,561enrollment
  • $27,242net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Marietta College
M
Marietta, OH
 
Marietta College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,130enrollment
  • $21,483net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1250SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA
Ashland University
A
Ashland, OH
 
Ashland University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#28 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 6,627enrollment
  • $19,758net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA